Be confident, not arrogant: Cocky is not a good thing. During an interview, avoid describing your self with words or phrases like “wonderful” or “great at.”
Keep a to-do list after you are hired: 1. Allow people to underestimate you. 2. Exceed their paltry expectations 3. Enjoy your promotion and laugh all the way to the bank.
A house lawmaker panel is discussing a new bill intended to quell security breaches on the internet. The bill would require all companies to rapidly notify officials and any affected customers.
If passed, companies would have 48 hours in which to notify authorities once they discover a breach in security. They would also face that same window for notifying the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and customers after securing data from further breaches. Another provision would grant the FTC limited authority over nonprofit organization data.
Video game maker Sega recently announced that their database was hacked, exposing the sensitive information of over a million customers, according to a media report.
The company’s Sega Pass site was hacked, and the subjects acquired customer’s passwords, e-mail address, birth date and names.
United Airlines was forced to cancel scheduled flights this past Friday evening following a computer crash that impacted crucial systems, including its website, reservations and flight departures.
The 5-hour blackout was fixed at about 1 a.m. Saturday, although the airline anticipates lingering logistical issues for the next few days.
Anyone that has experienced a long overnight flight knows that it is one of the most uncomfortable experiences you can endure. HyperMach, a United Kingdom based aerospace business, is looking to ease this pain a bit, for anyone who can afford it anyway. They unveiled their new supersonic jet for business travel at the recently help Paris Air Show.